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Old Spot - CLOSED

12 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
+44 1749 689099
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
28 Aug 2015
“Sadly now closed”
8 Aug 2015
“Unfortunately The Old Spot is now closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, British, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
12 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
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11 - 20 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

My friend and I visited the restaurant on a quiet Thursday evening. The food was excellent. However the service left a lot to be desired. It was not the fault of the young girl who was waitressing for the first time - it was patently...More

4  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 18 June 2015

The standard of cuisine at this restaurant never disappoints. Dishes are imaginative, flavours are vivid and quality consistently high. If that weren't enough prices are very reasonable. One of my favourite establishments in the region.

1  Thank JAB142
Reviewed 10 June 2015

My husband and I were in Wells today as part of a day trip together with a visit to the Clark's Shopping Village. After seeing the excellent street market being held there today with a wide selection of stalls including many good quality food stalls...More

1  Thank Cherylwelshgirl
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We were a group of 8, family meal. The food was excellent, I had the hanging steak, but the service was absolutely shocking! the so called manageress was bolshy and rude. So rude. And even after giving terrible service and ruining our meal she even...More

2  Thank jimminybillybob
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The old spot is located just by the market place and close to Wells cathedral, thus is ideally located when visiting this historic town. We were there for lunch and they had a very reasonable set menu with 4 choices per dish. As starters, two...More

1  Thank Benjamin W
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Lovely lunch for six of us, excellent table at rear of the restaurent ovrlooking the Cathedral Close. it was a family celebration and most helpful host accommodated our own bottle of champage overnight for inital aperitif.

1  Thank sally_stanwell
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Went with friends for my birthday this week. I chose two starters rather than a main course as I wasn't that hungry. The haddock croquettes were delicious as was the asparagus risotto. They sell good wine by the glass unlike many restaurants and I enjoyed...More

1  Thank jowrightSomersetUK
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We stumbled upon The Old Spot by chance when we were looking for another recommended restaurant and are very glad we did. It overlooks Cathedral Green and if you are lucky enough to secure a table at the back you enjoy an uninterrupted view of...More

Thank JudithBristolUK
Reviewed 31 May 2015

The starters were well presented-salmon terrine and rillettes.The main course of lamb was a strange combination and was accompanied by hummous which didn't really work with the rich jus. Concerned about choice in desserts. At least 3 had nuts in which might be a problem...More

Thank snellbydate
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Set in Sadler Street, The Old Spot can seem fairly ordinary, but on a Spring/Summer evening ask for a higher level table (13 being the best) and enjoy fantastic food with the best view in Wells, as the sun goes down on the glorious facade...More

Thank Marion J
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 689099
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